The wait is finally over for those wishing to conduct in-person transactions at the Erie County Department of Motor Vehicles.

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According to WIVB, four DMV's in Erie County will open on Wednesday (June 17th), by appointment only.

  • West Seneca (Southgate Plaza)
  • Tonawanda (Sheridan Plaza)
  • Cheektowaga (Urbandale Plaza)
  • Downtown (Rath Building)

This will be Step 1 of the reopening process for the DMV.

Here are some of the transactions available to do in-person during step 1, courtesy of WIVB:

  • Replace a title
  • Replace lost registration documentation
  • Replace lost registration renewal
  • Registering a vehicle, trailer, or boat
  • Address change to license or registration
  • License amendment
  • Exchange out of state for New York State license
  • Real ID/ EDL, Standard Driver license or non-Driver ID

See the full list here.

The DMV cannot conduct new driver permit testing, motorcycle permit testing, or CDL permit testing -- those will come in Step 2.

The appointment hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

You can make an appointment here. Or, call 716-858-7450.

You are asked to arrive no more than 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment, bring a pen, and wear a mask when entering.

Read more at WIVB.